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statistical analysis of coal mine fire incidents in the United States from 1950 to 1977

L. Bruce McDonald

statistical analysis of coal mine fire incidents in the United States from 1950 to 1977

by L. Bruce McDonald

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Coal mines and mining -- United States -- Fires and fire prevention -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby L. Bruce McDonald and William H. Pomroy.
      SeriesInformation circular - Bureau of Mines ;, 8830, Information circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) ;, 8830.
      ContributionsPomroy, William H., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN295 .U4 no. 8830, TN315 .U4 no. 8830
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 42 p. :
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4066873M
      LC Control Number79607921

      An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. A statistical analysis of metal and nonmetal mine fire incidents in the United States from to Item Preview remove-circle. This list of United States disasters by death toll includes disasters that occurred either in the United States, at diplomatic missions of the United States, or incidents outside of the United States in which a number of U.S. citizens were does not include death tolls from the American Civil to inflation, the monetary damage estimates are not comparable.

      A coal-seam fire is a natural burning of an outcrop or underground coal coal-seam fires exhibit smoldering combustion, particularly underground coal-seam fires, because of limited atmospheric oxygen availability. Coal-seam fire instances on Earth date back several million years. Due to fine thermal insulation and the avoidance of rain/snow extinguishment by the . Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content and since the s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production. In the United Kingdom and South Africa, a coal mine and its structures are a colliery, a coal mine is .

      Search our mine disaster database containing hundreds of accidents from to the present. Search through all records or specifically for Metal/Nonmetal or Coal disasters.   Underground coal mining disasters and fatalities--United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During a 5-month period in , three underground coal mining incidents in the United States resulted in the deaths of 19 miners.


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Statistical analysis of coal mine fire incidents in the United States from 1950 to 1977 by L. Bruce McDonald Download PDF EPUB FB2

This federal Bureau of Mines publication is a statistical analysis of all surface and underground coal mine fires reported in the United States from to Accounts of selected nonreportable fires and opinion data gathered via interviews with mine safety directors were separately analyzed.

Get this from a library. A statistical analysis of coal mine fire incidents in the United States from to [L Bruce McDonald; William H Pomroy].

A comprehensive and detailed statistical analysis covering the period from through was summarized in USBM Information Circular (IC)"A Statistical Analysis of Coal Mine Fire Incidents in the United States From to ," which was published in. A statistical analysis of coal mine fire incidents in the United States from to / By L.

Bruce. McDonald and joint author. This U.S. Bureau of Mines publication is an analysis of underground coal mine fire incidents occurring in the United States during the 15 years from through The fire data used in this analysis were obtained from U.S.

Mine Safety and Health Administration mine fire investigation reports. Analysis of Mine Fires for All U.S. Underground and Surface Coal Mining Categories: Analysis of Underground Coal Mine Fire Incidents in the United States from through CFD Modeling of Fire Spread Along Combustibles in a Mine Entry.

Numerous mines, substantial coal production, intensive coal-producing activities, and complex geological conditions resulted in coalmine accidents and deaths in and ; among these, 16 accidents caused more than 9 deaths each.

China has the most coalmine accidents in the world, which provide abundant cases for statistical analysis. Bureau of Mines I.C.Major Disasters at Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Quarries in the United States (Excluding Coal Mines) Historical Summary of Mine Disasters in the United States, Volume I, Coal Mines, (MSHA) Historical Summary of Mine Disasters in the United States, Volume II, Coal Mines, (MSHA) Historical Summary of.

Coal seam fires are nothing new, but Centralia’s is the United States’ worst and one of history’s most devastating. Before the fire, Centralia had been a mining.

Safety in the Indian coal mines is therefore a very important issue. However, there has been no significant statistical analysis of the safety records of Indian coal mines. The fatal accident rates in India and US during the period are shown in Table 1.

The data for the US mines are taken from the Work Time Quarterly Reports of Mine Safety. Statistics: Annual Coal Mining Wages vs. All Industries, J U.S. Coal Mining Productivity Trends, Octo Statistics: Distribution of Coal by Transportation Method Major Metals Operations in the United States.

Septem Statistics: Shipments of Mining and Construction Machinery, Bureau of Mines Information Circular Historical Summary of Coal Mine Explosions in the United States, ( Mb) Metal/Nonmetal Mines: Bureau of Mines Information Circular Major Disasters at Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Quarries in the United States (Excluding Coal Mines), ( Mb).

Coal mine production tables ("Fielding Data"), Employment and accident tables for metal mines, coal mines, coke ovens, quarries, and metallurgical plants, ( volumes). Microfilm copy of accident reports, ( rolls). Reports on coal mine fatalities, Related Records: Records of the United States Coal.

MSHA is responsible for enforcing the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of (Mine Act) as amended by the MINER Act of The Mine Act gives the Secretary of Labor authority to develop, promulgate, and revise health or safety standards for the protection of life and prevention of injuries in the nation’s mines.

Mine Safety and Health Administration 12th St S Suite Arlington, VA TTY Coal mining: perfull-time equivalent workers; There were 28 fatal injuries in coal mining indown from an average of 31 fatalities per year from to In20 fatalities (or 71 percent of all fatalities in coal mining) were in bituminous coal underground mining.

Coal fires are still very much an issue in the United States today. As of Januarythere were more than such fires currently burning in the U.S. One such blaze is the Centralia Mine Fire in Pennsylvania, which has been continuously burning since Self-Heating Coal.

United Kingdom United States Fire Death Rate Fire Death Rate Fire Death Rate per Million Population Sources: World Fire Statistics Centre fire death data and the U.N. Demographic Yearbook population estimate data. A statistical analysis of coalmine fires and explosions in China a database involving Chinese accidents from to was built and analysed.

Coal. Fires in subterranean coal deposits are a natural phenomenon, and many have been burning for millennia, including Australia's Burning Mountain and Powder River Basin in the United States of America (USA) (Heffern and Coates,Krajick,Stracher et al., ).Coal mine fires are widespread, and currently thousands are burning throughout the.

PA when a surface fire blocked the exit of the mine. After increasing each year, the number of occupational coal mining fatalities in underground coal mines in the U.S.

surpassed by Figure 1 highlights coal mining disaster incidents and the fatalities between and [3]. As a result of. It levies the mining consultant, Agapito Associates, $, "for faulty analysis of the mine's design." Upper Big Branch April 5, - .U.S.

Department of Labor | Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) | 12th Street S, Suite | Arlington, VA | TTY |